January 2012

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

News from around town this evening. | By SallyB2
Arts Ahead: What's On In London 31 January - 6 February

Arts Ahead: What's On In London 31 January - 6 February

Our pick of the new dance, theatre, art and classical music on offer in London this week | By Zoe Craig
Theatre Review: The House Of Bernarda Alba @ Almeida Theatre

Theatre Review: The House Of Bernarda Alba @ Almeida Theatre

Emily Mann’s new version of Lorca’s 1936 play, set in modern-day rural Iran. | By Victoria Rudland
Pull Your Own Pints At The Thirsty Bear

Pull Your Own Pints At The Thirsty Bear

No more queuing at the bar, the beer's right at your table... | By Ben Norum
Fire Service Saves On False Calls

Fire Service Saves On False Calls

£9m saved over four years, but they're still taking false and hoax calls every ten minutes. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London's Oddest Shop Names: A Few Additions

London's Oddest Shop Names: A Few Additions

Anyone for Chickpizz? | By M@
London Beer Festival Round-Up: February

London Beer Festival Round-Up: February

Alone on Valentines? Pancakes gone wrong? England rugby team losing? Not to worry, there's always good beer available. | By caroliner
Ben Wilson's Chewing Gum Art @ Trinity Buoy Wharf

Ben Wilson's Chewing Gum Art @ Trinity Buoy Wharf

Follow the trail of gum to find a photo exhibition. | By M@
How Far Can You Walk From Trafalgar Square Without Crossing A Road?

How Far Can You Walk From Trafalgar Square Without Crossing A Road?

Further than the National Gallery, it turns out. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Wrap up warm, London | By Lindsey
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 31 January - 5 February

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 31 January - 5 February

The Student Film Festival, storytelling, Chinese New Year celebrations and more | By Lindsey
Get Ahead Of The Games: New Transport Website Launched

Get Ahead Of The Games: New Transport Website Launched

Play with exploding tube stations whilst you plan your Olympic travel | By Lindsey
Opera Review: Der Rosenkavalier @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Der Rosenkavalier @ Coliseum

Richard Strauss's comic masterpiece, seen in all its glory. | By Sam Smith
Music Choice: 30 January - 5 February

Music Choice: 30 January - 5 February

A smattering of music happenings | By Amanda
Folk Olympics: Martial Bourdin, The Exploding Anarchist Of Greenwich

Folk Olympics: Martial Bourdin, The Exploding Anarchist Of Greenwich

Meet the anarchist whose failed attempt at terrorism inspired Conrad. | By M@
New Photographers' Gallery Opening Date Announced

New Photographers' Gallery Opening Date Announced

Revamped and expanded gallery will open in May | By Londonist
Comedy Preview: N2O Comedy Festival @ Battersea Arts Centre

Comedy Preview: N2O Comedy Festival @ Battersea Arts Centre

A mix of works-in-progress and tried-and-tested. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Week In Geek: 30 January-5 February 2012

Week In Geek: 30 January-5 February 2012

London events for people with curious minds. | By M@
Occupy Evicted From Bank Of Ideas

Occupy Evicted From Bank Of Ideas

An idea evicted. | By BethPH
In Pictures: Chinese New Year Celebrations 2012

In Pictures: Chinese New Year Celebrations 2012

Welcome the Year of the Dragon | By Lindsey
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Londony trivia for a Monday morning. | By Dave Haste
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

The weekend's other news stories... | By SallyB2
Disability Reform Protesters Chain Themselves Up At Oxford Circus

Disability Reform Protesters Chain Themselves Up At Oxford Circus

Road blocked to protest at planned government changes to Disability Living Allowance. | By Rachel Holdsworth

Review: The Trial of Ubu @ The Hampstead Theatre

Papa Ubu is guilty as hell and the audience knows it. | By Tom Bolton
Sunday Seasoning #103

Sunday Seasoning #103

Pigeons enjoying the Italian Gardens. | By Dave Haste
Dance Review: Men In Motion @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Men In Motion @ Sadler's Wells

London's male ballet stars shine brightly | By Londonist
Screening Of Coriolanus Plus Q&A With Ralph Fiennes

Screening Of Coriolanus Plus Q&A With Ralph Fiennes

At Curzon Mayfair tomorrow. | By M@
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 January-4 February

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 January-4 February

Our pick of next week's comedy gigs | By Rachel Holdsworth
Olek's Crocheted Sculptures At Tony's Gallery

Olek's Crocheted Sculptures At Tony's Gallery

Yarn-based art on show in Shoreditch. | By M@
Exhibition Review: Hajj: Journey To The Heart Of Islam @ The British Museum

Exhibition Review: Hajj: Journey To The Heart Of Islam @ The British Museum

The mystery of the pilgrimage to Mecca explored | By Tabish Khan
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Lower Marsh gets a royal visit and the wondrous theme of the Olympic opening ceremony is announced | By Lindsey
Street Art: Jimmy C Brightens Up Whitby Street

Street Art: Jimmy C Brightens Up Whitby Street

Pointillism writ large. | By M@
Exclusive Gig Preview: Autoheart at Barfly

Exclusive Gig Preview: Autoheart at Barfly

Autoheart's Jody Gadsden talks pubs, bums, dim sum and then some. | By Doron
True Life Stories - London: Why We Love It… And Why We Loathe It @ Old Queen's Head

True Life Stories - London: Why We Love It… And Why We Loathe It @ Old Queen's Head

True life London stories | By Lindsey
Fancy News Bins For City Of London

Fancy News Bins For City Of London

News, weather and travel on the sides of new bomb proof recycling bins. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Boris Johnson Proposes Hammersmith Tunnel

Boris Johnson Proposes Hammersmith Tunnel

"Elevated monster" may make way for underground development | By Londonist
London's Oddest Shop Names: Typical Kebabexpress

London's Oddest Shop Names: Typical Kebabexpress

A Hither Green curiosity. | By M@
Dine In The Warm, Drink In The Cold At ICEBAR LONDON

Dine In The Warm, Drink In The Cold At ICEBAR LONDON

Prepare for ICEBAR with a special offer on dinner in the cosy restaurant (sponsored) | Sponsor
Ticket Alert: The Other Cinema Screens Brief Encounter

Ticket Alert: The Other Cinema Screens Brief Encounter

New venture from Secret Cinema. | By M@
Transport Minster Theresa Villiers Hospitalised In Bike Crash

Transport Minster Theresa Villiers Hospitalised In Bike Crash

An accident in Westminster leaves Minister with broken collarbone | By jamesup
The Friday Photos: Londoners Looking At Art

The Friday Photos: Londoners Looking At Art

Tate, Gagosian, Royal Academy, Saatchi... | By Lindsey
London Rebranded

London Rebranded

Familiar with Connaught Village, SoSho, Barking Reach and Archgate? | By Jonn
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news... | By M@
London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012

London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012

Bob Dylan, kosher wine, Tsuru loyalty cards, a new bar for Hawksmoor Spitalfields and more food and drink news | By tikichris
Inside The Wiener Library's New Home & Exhibition Space

Inside The Wiener Library's New Home & Exhibition Space

Including information on Holocaust Memorial Day events | By Lindsey
DLR Staff Get Olympic Bonus

DLR Staff Get Olympic Bonus

Workers can expect a pay packet boost of between £1,132 and £2,500, depending on who you believe. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Another Hummingbird Bakery Opens, With Free Cupcakes For The First 1,000 Customers

Another Hummingbird Bakery Opens, With Free Cupcakes For The First 1,000 Customers

Sweet cakey goodness: now available in Angel | By Zoe Craig
Have You Been To The Mobile Library?

Have You Been To The Mobile Library?

The van stops in a different part of the City of London each weekday. | By Janan Jay